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Officials Break Ground for Camp Pendleton Fisher House Camp Pendleton officials, along with representatives from the Fisher House Foundation and United Health Foundation, celebrated the upcoming construction of a new Fisher House near Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014. Fisher...
VA Web Site Tool Improves Access to GI Bill Benefits Information The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched an improved version of the online GI Bill Comparison Tool, which was first launched this past February. The comparison tool is designed to make it easier for veterans,...
Families Enjoy Front Porch Series Servicemembers and their families swarmed the field, ready to visit with one another. Children eyed the games and waited in line to have their faces painted. Families at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., enjoyed a community fair hosted...
Quantico to Blaze Trail for Caregivers With Peer-to-Peer Support Initiative Caregivers of wounded warriors now have better opportunities to network with those who share similar experiences through the new Caregiver Peer-to-Peer Support Initiative. Launched in April by the Department of Defense, the...
EFMP Hosts “Color Run” To Raise Autism Awareness The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) hosted a 5-kilometer “color run” to raise awareness for autism spectrum disorders on May 31. More than 215 volunteers and 1,500 runners participated in the run, which took place near the Foster Fieldhouse...
Marine Wife: Military Lifestyle A Rewarding Experience Lakesha Cole, wife of Gunnery Sergeant Deonte Cole, was selected as the 2014 Military Spouse of the Year at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Ft. Myer, Va., May 9. The award, sponsored by Armed Forces Insurance and Military Spouse magazine,...
From Hardship to Inspiration: Marine Wife Invests Time in Writing And Community Outreach Upon returning from deployment in December 2013, Cpl Nicholas Mastorakos, an aviation ordnanceman with VMFA-323, is greeted by his wife, Jessica, and their infant son. Jessica gave birth to their son while her...
Celebrity Charity Tennis Challenge A Win for Marine Families The Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) invited Marines and their families from Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., to the grand opening of Stadium 2 at Indian Wells Tennis Courts, Indian Wells, Calif., for the John...
Stitching Semper Fidelis Jane Seybold is a Marine mother who not only supported her son, retired Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Scott Seybold, during his 24-year career, but found a way to memorialize his service, one tiny stitch at a time. Seybold began quilting as a hobby in 1997 to create gifts for...
Marine Wife Leads “Meal Team” For Military Families in Need
 When life throws a curveball, a well-cooked meal can be enough to get someone back on track. That’s why volunteers like Marine wife Janelle D’Ambrogi step in to provide home-cooked meals to fellow military families. 
 After becoming part...

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